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Old 11-10-2012, 02:58 AM
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Originally Posted by darryl gesner View Post
I just did a text search of the whole instruction manual and nowhere does it say not to hang the unit from it's handle.

Pretty cool the unit has a blade lock on it, neither my Shindaiwa or Echo units have that feature. I could see using that when climbing up on a ladder with it or between shrubs and a building...that you don't have to shut it off. I'll throw the brake on my chainsaws sometimes when I'm clambering around with them running.
That's what I was getting at...
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:34 AM
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Originally Posted by macgyver_GA View Post

Have you looked into Kawasaki? I picked up the smaller 600 model (kht600? I think) recently and I like it. 24" double side blade. weighs a hair more than the stihl which I'd imagine could be contributed to a bigger blade than the hs45. Twice the fuel capacity of the HS 45. A little less displacement than the HS45. Ball bearing gearbox.

I think I paid $250 from my local kawasaki dealer.
I am with this guy, you really should try the Kawasaki KHT600D nice little trimmer. I don't think you will be disappointed.
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